The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for PowerShell skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows PowerShell
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 61 76
Rank change year-on-year +13 +15  
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 54 33 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.42% 2.73% 1.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.08% 6.35% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 30 15 12
Median salary £42,750 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.78% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,325 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £60,800 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.17% -  

PowerShell is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 763 520 634
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 62.49% 43.08% 45.51%
Number of salaries quoted 473 315 418
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

PowerShell
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing PowerShell as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PowerShell in Edinburgh

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Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for PowerShell in Edinburgh

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Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PowerShell in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for PowerShell in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing PowerShell also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for PowerShell.

1 56 (64.37%) Windows
2 47 (54.02%) Microsoft
3 42 (48.28%) Active Directory
3 42 (48.28%) VMware
4 40 (45.98%) Opscode Chef
5 36 (41.38%) Linux
6 34 (39.08%) Windows Server
7 30 (34.48%) Python
8 27 (31.03%) Configuration Management
8 27 (31.03%) Puppet
9 23 (26.44%) Microsoft Azure
9 23 (26.44%) SQL
10 22 (25.29%) ITIL
10 22 (25.29%) Finance
11 21 (24.14%) SQL Server
11 21 (24.14%) Cisco
11 21 (24.14%) Citrix
11 21 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (22.99%) Bash Shell
12 20 (22.99%) VMware Infrastructure
12 20 (22.99%) IIS
13 19 (21.84%) SAN
13 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (19.54%) Nagios
14 17 (19.54%) MS Exchange
14 17 (19.54%) Tomcat
14 17 (19.54%) F5
14 17 (19.54%) Office 365
14 17 (19.54%) Ansible
15 16 (18.39%) DevOps

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (22.99%) IIS
2 17 (19.54%) MS Exchange
2 17 (19.54%) Tomcat
3 16 (18.39%) Apache
4 15 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (14.94%) Skype for Business
6 8 (9.20%) JBoss
7 7 (8.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (5.75%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (4.60%) SharePoint
10 2 (2.30%) Confluence
10 2 (2.30%) IBM Domino
11 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
11 1 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 23 (26.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (19.54%) Office 365
3 12 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.30%) Mimecast
5 2 (2.30%) SaaS
6 1 (1.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 19 (21.84%) SAN
2 16 (18.39%) DNS
2 16 (18.39%) WAN
3 14 (16.09%) NAS
4 12 (13.79%) DHCP
5 10 (11.49%) iSCSI
6 8 (9.20%) Firewall
7 7 (8.05%) LAN
8 5 (5.75%) Skype
9 4 (4.60%) SSL
10 3 (3.45%) Internet
10 3 (3.45%) Unified Communications
11 1 (1.15%) HTTP
11 1 (1.15%) Network Security
11 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.49%) MySQL
3 9 (10.34%) NoSQL
4 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (8.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (5.75%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.45%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (18.39%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.20%) Subversion
3 6 (6.90%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.90%) Maven
3 6 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (5.75%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (4.60%) Bitbucket
5 4 (4.60%) GCC
5 4 (4.60%) JIRA
5 4 (4.60%) MSI
5 4 (4.60%) NuGet
6 2 (2.30%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.15%) GitLab
7 1 (1.15%) Gradle
7 1 (1.15%) Grunt
7 1 (1.15%) gulp
7 1 (1.15%) InstallShield
7 1 (1.15%) Selenium
7 1 (1.15%) SonarQube
General
1 22 (25.29%) Finance
2 9 (10.34%) Games
3 2 (2.30%) Automotive
3 2 (2.30%) Legal
4 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (14.94%) Administrator
1 13 (14.94%) Analyst
1 13 (14.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (11.49%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) Applications Support
4 8 (9.20%) IT Analyst
4 8 (9.20%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) DevOps Administrator
5 7 (8.05%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) Systems Analyst
5 7 (8.05%) Test Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Applications Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Configuration Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Windows Administrator
8 4 (4.60%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.79%) .NET
2 11 (12.64%) LAMP
3 10 (11.49%) Web Services
4 1 (1.15%) J2EE
4 1 (1.15%) RESTful
4 1 (1.15%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.09%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.34%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.75%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.45%) EMC VNX
4 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.30%) Fintech
6 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.15%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 56 (64.37%) Windows
2 36 (41.38%) Linux
3 34 (39.08%) Windows Server
4 21 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (18.39%) Ubuntu
6 11 (12.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.45%) Unix
9 2 (2.30%) CentOS
9 2 (2.30%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.15%) Android
10 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.15%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.03%) Configuration Management
2 22 (25.29%) ITIL
3 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (18.39%) DevOps
5 14 (16.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 13 (14.94%) SDLC
7 10 (11.49%) Mentoring
8 9 (10.34%) Mobile Device Management
9 8 (9.20%) Asset Management
9 8 (9.20%) Change Management
10 7 (8.05%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 7 (8.05%) Investment Management
10 7 (8.05%) ITIL V3
10 7 (8.05%) Open Source
10 7 (8.05%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (6.90%) IT Strategy
11 6 (6.90%) Test Planning
11 6 (6.90%) Time Management
11 6 (6.90%) Translating Business Requirements
11 6 (6.90%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.48%) Python
2 23 (26.44%) SQL
3 20 (22.99%) Bash Shell
4 15 (17.24%) Java
5 11 (12.64%) C#
6 9 (10.34%) VBScript
7 8 (9.20%) Perl
8 3 (3.45%) Ruby
9 2 (2.30%) VB
10 1 (1.15%) Groovy
10 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.15%) Jython
10 1 (1.15%) PHP
10 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (8.05%) MCP
1 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.90%) Degree
2 6 (6.90%) ISEB
3 4 (4.60%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (4.60%) MCSE
4 3 (3.45%) MCSA
5 2 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.15%) MBA
6 1 (1.15%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.15%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.30%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (48.28%) Active Directory
2 20 (22.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (16.09%) Hyper-V
3 14 (16.09%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (13.79%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (12.64%) XenApp
5 11 (12.64%) XenDesktop
6 8 (9.20%) vSphere
7 2 (2.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 40 (45.98%) Opscode Chef
2 27 (31.03%) Puppet
3 17 (19.54%) Ansible
3 17 (19.54%) Nagios
4 16 (18.39%) SCCM
5 9 (10.34%) SCOM
5 9 (10.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 7 (8.05%) Capistrano
6 7 (8.05%) Check_MK
6 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Intune
6 7 (8.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (5.75%) yum
8 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (4.60%) PowerCLI
9 1 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (1.15%) Kubernetes
9 1 (1.15%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 47 (54.02%) Microsoft
2 42 (48.28%) VMware
3 21 (24.14%) Cisco
3 21 (24.14%) Citrix
4 17 (19.54%) F5
5 13 (14.94%) Perforce
6 12 (13.79%) Splunk
7 10 (11.49%) Symantec
8 9 (10.34%) Brocade
8 9 (10.34%) Percona
8 9 (10.34%) Riverbed
9 7 (8.05%) CA
9 7 (8.05%) Palo Alto
9 7 (8.05%) Varonis
10 3 (3.45%) EMC
10 3 (3.45%) HP
10 3 (3.45%) Oracle
11 2 (2.30%) Atlassian
11 2 (2.30%) Lotus
11 2 (2.30%) ServiceNow
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